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Alaska State Troopers launch online reporting statewide

Avoid long hold times or a drive to a local Trooper post by reporting certain crimes online. The Alaska State Troopers have launched a new crime reporting system that will allow Alaskans to submit information […]

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Troopers of the Year Announced

by DPS Staff Alaska State Trooper and Alaska Wildlife Trooper receive awards. The Directors of the Alaska State Troopers and Alaska Wildlife Troopers announced the recipients of the 2021 Trooper of the Year Award for […]

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AVCP CEO appointed to Federal Commission to Protect Indians

Association of Village Council Presidents (AVCP) Chief Executive Officer Vivian Korthuis has been appointed to serve as commissioner on the Not Invisible Act Joint Commission of Reducing Violent Crime Against Indians Commission. Interior Secretary Deb […]

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Future plans do not include seeking re-election

by Representative Tiffany Zulkosky, House District 38 Serving the lower Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta in the Alaska State Legislature over the past five years has been a profound honor. Truthfully, it’s a job I never thought I […]

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Wood rafters Kuskokwim adventure

by Delta Discovery Staff A n adventurous pair can be found in Bethel’s very own Bailey McCallson and Tecumseh Hensely. They had a grand adventure on the Kuskokwim this past week, sailing their self-made log […]

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UW School of Pharmacy student accepted into exclusive Biomedical Sciences Summer Program

A University of Wyoming biomedical sciences Ph.D. candidate has been accepted into the Marine Biological Laboratory summer program in neuroscience, excellence and success (SPINES), located in Woods Hole, Mass. Whitney Walker, of Bethel, Alaska, is […]

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2022 UAF KuC Commencement

by Lucy Peloso and Katie Rearden The University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) College of Rural and Community Development (CRCD) Kuskokwim Campus (KuC) held its forty-eighth commencement ceremony on Friday, April 29, 2022, at the Yupiit […]

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Kuskokwim Campus 2022 Students of the Year Awards

by Cindy Andrecheck University of Alaska Fairbanks Kuskokwim Campus (KuC) is pleased to announce its Student of the Year Awards. Full-time Student of the Year Award was presented to Theresa J. Arnaqulluk Hooper, originally from […]

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Bethel Warrior Cheer team wins academic award

The Bethel Warrior Cheerleaders were awarded the 2022 Academic Award at the Alaska School Activities Association Cheer State Championship Competition on March 22nd, 2022 at the Alaska Airlines Center in Anchorage. The team’s GPA of […]

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Alaska Army National Guard annual training enables helicopters to deploy to western Alaska during River Watch

by Alaska National Guard Public Affairs The Alaska Army National Guard’s Golf Company, 2-211th General Support Aviation Battalion will conduct its federal, annual training requirements in western Alaska this year from April 30 to May […]

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Ayaprun Elitnaurvik to Include 7th & 8th Grades

Ayaprun Elitnaurvik expanding for 2022-23 school year. The Alaska Department of Education & Early Development approved the expansion of the Ayaprun Elitnaurvik charter school to include 7th and 8th graders early this month (March 2022). […]

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Kwethluk Fire: 5th Observation Flight Predicts 9,693 acre fire running out of fuel and into natural barriers

by the Alaska Division of Forestry Apr 24: Friday afternoon at 4:15pm, DOF’s aerial mapping specialist Matt Snyder took his fifth observation flight of the now 9,693 acre Kwethluk Fire (fire #012) burning in the […]

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Kuskokwim Consortium Library named finalist for 2022 IMLS National Medal for Museum and Library Service

The Institute of Museum and Library Services announced today (April 7th, 2022) that the Kuskokwim Consortium Library is among 30 finalists for the 2022 National Medal for Museum and Library Service. The Kuskokwim Consortium Library […]

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Alaska challenges federal mask mandate

Attorney General Treg Taylor joined a coalition of states in a lawsuit against the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). challenging the mask mandate on public transportation. The lawsuit asserts that the state of […]

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AVEC Youth Rally and Scholarship Program

Alaska Village Electric Cooperative (AVEC) is currently accepting applications until April 28 for the annual Idaho Consumer-Owned Utilities Association’s (ICUA) Youth Rally and Scholarship Program. Three high school students will be selected from the AVEC […]

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Fuel prices this spring to increase

Spring is only 3 weeks away and Vitus Marine is busily preparing for the first barge runs into Western Alaska. When the barges arrive, it will generally be good news, but fuel prices this spring […]

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Alaska House District 38 Report

by Representative Tiffany Zulkosky February 25, 2022 Dear friends + neighbors, The work of the FY23 budget subcommittees in the House is coming to a close this week. As standing and policy committee work resumes, […]

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Best in the West 2022!

by BCSF Staff The 14th Annual Best in the West small business competition is now open and accepting applications. The first deadline is February 23rd at 5 pm. Anyone who lives in the YK Delta […]

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Introduction of Bipartisan Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2022 (VAWA)

by AVCP Staff Bill includes Alaska Tribal Public Safety Empowerment subtitle. The Association of Village Council Presidents thanks Senator Lisa Murkowski and her Senate colleagues for introduction of the Bipartisan Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act […]

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House District 38 report

by Representative Tiffany Zulkosky February 11, 2022 Dear friends + neighbors, Greetings from Juneau! I hope you are well and have remained warm during this recent stretch of cold weather in our region. The Legislature […]

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Blanchett named USA fellow

On January 26, United States Artists (USA), a Chicago-based arts funding organization that has awarded more than $36 million to artists across the country since 2006, will announce its 2022 class of Fellows. This year, […]

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SouthWest Alaska Arts Group

A new day in the Bethel Arts Community. Please welcome the newly created SouthWest Alaska Arts Group (SWAAG). It has taken over 15 years for the Bethel Council on the Arts and the Kuskokwim Art […]

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BIA Site Clean Up Status

by the USFWS The Bureau of Indian Affairs office based in Anchorage recently allocated approximately $1.3 million to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) to move forward in the final demolition phase at the […]

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Haas appointed as Presiding Judge for 2022

Chief Justice Daniel E. Winfree of the Alaska Supreme Court announced the re-appointment of Superior Court Judge Terrence P. Haas for the Fourth Judicial District. Judge Terrance P. Haas was appointed to the superior court […]

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Tribes and Tribal Organizations call on Secretary of Commerce to Reduce Salmon Bycatch in 2022 Bering Sea Pollock Fishery

This past summer, fish racks, smokehouses, and fish camps across the Yukon and Kuskokwim Rivers and Norton Sound region stood empty. After a multi-species, multi-river salmon collapse, our people are facing a winter without the […]

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Moravian Church Christmas Candlelight Service

Alusistuami Kinurayagarlunting Agayutlerkaat December 24, 2021: The Bethel Moravian Church held their annual Yup’ik Candlight Service on Christmas Eve in Bethel. The beautiful service was led by Frank Matthew of Quinhagak, Freda Jimmie played the […]

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Warriors wrestle at Grace Grizzly Shakedown

The Bethel Warrior Wrestlers competed at the Grace Grizzly Shakedown held at Grace Christian School in Anchorage this past weekend, December 3-5, 2021. Five wrestlers placed in the top five including undefeated senior Landon Smith, […]

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Gladys Jung hosts wrestling finale

The Gladys Jung Cranes hosted the last wrestling tournament of the season for elementary and junior high students this past weekend, December 3-4, 2021 in Bethel. Teams from Napaskiak, Bethel Regional High School Jr. High, […]

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K300 Season Opener Dog Race

The 2021-22 K300 Season Opener is set for this Saturday, December 4th. Trail details will be determined later this week but currently the plan is to start on the Charles Family Lake and the follow […]

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2021 #BethelGives Campaign

by Bethel Community Services Foundation Bethel Community Services Foundation announces the beginning of the 2021 #BethelGives Campaign, sponsored by Bethel Community Services Foundation and ten local nonprofit organizations. This year we have more amazing thank […]

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ONC awarded USFWS Tribal Wildlife Grant

More than $6.6 million awarded to 37 projects in 17 states to bolster fish and wildlife conservation. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is awarding more than $6.6 million in Tribal Wildlife Grants to federally […]

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Bethel ASB Election Results

The Bethel Advisory School Board conducted an election on October 5th, 2021 for three open seats. Seven candidates were running – Sonya Beaver, Deshan Foret, Brian Jackson, Mark Jones, Jamie Jacobs-McDonald, Winter Montgomery, and Wyatt […]

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Pacific Dataport installs the first 2.5 GHz Tribal Broadband System in Alaska to connect Akiak Native Community

October 19, 2021: Pacific Dataport and Microcom are proud to announce they have installed the first OneWeb low-earth-orbit (LEO) user terminal in Alaska to deliver broadband to the Akiak Native Community. This is the culmination […]

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2021 AFN Convention will be all-virtual

by AFN Staff The Alaska Federation of Natives today (October 15th, 2021) announced that the 2021 Annual Convention will be all-virtual. After consultation with state, federal and tribal health officials, and reviewing current data trends, […]

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Bethel City Election Results

The City of Bethel held their municipal election on October 5th, 2021. Four city council members were elected out of a pool of six candidates. Incumbents Mark Springer and Conrad “CJ” McCormick were re-elected along […]

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Bethel’s Clean Up Before Freeze Up 2021

by KRITFC and ONC Natural Resources Last weekend, ONC Natural Resources Department and the Kuskokwim River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission along with 40 volunteers helped clean up 92 bags of trash and recyclables in Bethel. Thanks […]

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Fisheries Program Summer Highlights 2021

by Orutsararmiut Native Council Staff ONC Fisheries staff conducted another successful year of harvest surveys and Chinook salmon biological sampling as a part of our Inseason Harvest Monitoring Project! This project, in partnership with the […]

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2021 Bethel City Council Candidates

The City of Bethel will hold a Regular Election Tuesday, October 5th, 2021 for the purpose of electing candidates to the City Council. This year we have 6 candidates vying for 4 open seats on […]

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